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Job Title: Director of Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing - Medical Device Mfg

Job Number: 150484

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes


This Director reports to a VP of Purchasing for a Successful and Growing (over $1B Company).  The Director will have 4 or 5 direct reports such as Buyers, Commodity Managers and Strategic Sourcing Managers.  

Job Duties:
Defines and deploys Global Purchasing strategies across the worldwide organization.
Manages buyers, sourcing professionals assigned to the commodities you are responsible for (may include chemicals or biochemicals and microbiology needs as well as mechanical or electronic parts.)

Manage the Global Supply Base.
Drive, through management of the Lead buying group, the definition and implementation of global Purchasing strategies. 
Accountable for Company's acceptance of these strategies and for obtaining the needed support to implement strategies and tactical execution.
Manage directly strategic Suppliers' relationships.
Leads Total Cost of Ownership Improvement programs.

Job Requirements:
Bachelors Degree
A Minimum of 7 years of strategic sourcing and purchasing or supply chain leadership within a Global Manufacturing Organization
Experience managing a purchasing team with direct reports
Strategic Sourcing experience, including process improvement and creation or improvement of strategic sourcing initiatives.

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